‘Earthquake’s’ $100,000 Scratch-off Prize Produces Aftershocks

Cascade minor claims top-prize win on $100,000 Extreme Cash game
Reasons to celebrate in the midst of a pandemic can be as simple as pizza night, a small family gathering (with social distancing) or finding a winning Maryland Lottery scratch-off.
A combination of all three had a Cascade man howling outside and shimmying on the floor late last week. The miner, who is calling himself “Earthquake” for Lottery publicity, realized he had just won a $100,000 top-prize on a $30 scratch-off he purchased while running errands.
The 34-year-old said Lottery luck arrived while he and his family were preparing for their gathering. As he made his way across town picking up pizzas and party cups, “Earthquake” used the cash from a small Lottery win to try his luck on a $100,000 Extreme Cash scratch-off. His extremely fortunate purchase took place at Lottery retailer GT’s Handimart in Cascade.
When he arrived home, “Earthquake” drew a crowd of family spectators with his stack of pizzas and the scratch-off. The happy father scratched the instant ticket’s prize barcode first and asked his brother to check the instant ticket for a win using the Maryland Lottery mobile app. When the smartphone displayed a $100,000 prize, “Earthquake” scratched off the rest of the ticket to confirm the win. When he did, “Earthquake” shook for a bit before letting go a shock wave of celebration.
“I guess I blacked out from the shock of it, because the next thing I knew, my family was telling me to get up off of

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